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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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Episode #704

By Xcells78 - May 19 2020
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Reality!!! Drop the mic....

Congratulations!

By EBsMomma - May 19 2020
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Awesome work to the entire This American Life team on your Pulitzer!! 🙌🤩

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64353 Ratings
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51871
5670
2784
1780
2248

Episode #704

By Xcells78 - May 19 2020
Read more
Reality!!! Drop the mic....

Congratulations!

By EBsMomma - May 19 2020
Read more
Awesome work to the entire This American Life team on your Pulitzer!! 🙌🤩
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This American Life

Latest release on Aug 02, 2020

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

Rank #1: 704: Our Pulitzer-Winning Episode

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Last week, our episode "The Out Crowd" won the very first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded to a radio show. This is the episode that won, with some updates on the stories. Hear what the Trump administration’s "Remain in Mexico" policy actually means, on the ground, at the Mexican border.

May 17 2020

1hr 8mins

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712: Nice White Parents

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Years ago, producer Chana Joffe-Walt started reporting on one school in New York. She thought the story was about segregation and inequality in public schools. But the more she looked into it, the more she realized she was witnessing something else. She was seeing the inordinate power of white parents at this school. This is the first episode of Chana’s new mini-series: Nice White Parents.

Aug 02 2020

1hr 5mins

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443: Amusement Park

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This week, we celebrate pre-coronavirus summertime fun: at amusement parks! Ira Glass takes us behind the scenes at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, where the young staff – coached by a funny, fun-loving boss just a little older than they are – truly seem to love their jobs.

Jul 26 2020

1hr

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711: How to Be Alone

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In space, in the ocean, by ourselves, or with others—we’re all just figuring out how to be apart.

Jul 19 2020

1hr 6mins

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710: Umbrellas Down

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As China's new national security law tightens its control over Hong Kong, we return to our episode about last fall's anti-government protests and check in to see how people are responding.

Jul 12 2020

1hr 13mins

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709: The Reprieve

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Michigan has passed its Covid-19 peak, and the state has started opening up. But it’s still been intensely difficult for the staff in the ICU at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. We've embedded with them over the past few months, and tracked how this pandemic has changed them and their city.

Jun 28 2020

1hr 18mins

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708: Here, Again

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An exhaustingly familiar story. Maybe it’ll have a different ending this time, but maybe not. We hear what different people said and did one weekend in reaction to the killing of George Floyd.

Jun 14 2020

1hr 5mins

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707: We Are in the Future

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In this moment of sorrow, protest, and rage in the wake of George Floyd’s death, we offer this as a break from the dreadful present: our show about Afrofuturism. It’s a way of looking at Black culture that’s fantastic and hopeful, which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism. Featuring the song "The Deep" by clppng.

Jun 07 2020

1hr 1min

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706: A Mess to Be Reckoned With

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Lissa Yellow Bird searches for missing people. Cold cases, mostly. People no one else is looking for. It’s not her job, but a lot of Native Americans go missing and their cases remain unsolved, so families often ask Lissa for help. But then, Lissa’s own niece goes missing.

May 31 2020

1hr 5mins

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705: Time Out

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While sports of all kinds have been put on pause, we bring you favorite stories from back when people were still on football fields, boxing rings, and basketball courts.

May 24 2020

1hr 4mins

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704: Our Pulitzer-Winning Episode

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Last week, our episode "The Out Crowd" won the very first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded to a radio show. This is the episode that won, with some updates on the stories. Hear what the Trump administration’s "Remain in Mexico" policy actually means, on the ground, at the Mexican border.

May 17 2020

1hr 8mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

64353 Ratings
Average Ratings
51871
5670
2784
1780
2248

Episode #704

By Xcells78 - May 19 2020
Read more
Reality!!! Drop the mic....

Congratulations!

By EBsMomma - May 19 2020
Read more
Awesome work to the entire This American Life team on your Pulitzer!! 🙌🤩